• Dean of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (Applications Open)


    Deadline: April 30, 2019 Type: Administrative Salary: Commensurate with experience Employment Type: Full-time

    The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Lahore, Pakistan, invites applications for the position of Dean, Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).

    LUMS was established in 1985 and has since become Pakistan’s premier educational institution. LUMS Read more

  • State Bank of Pakistan and LUMS Sign MOU to Launch Chair in the Field of Banking Law

    The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) signed an MOU for the establishment of the SBP Chair in the field of Banking Law at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) at LUMS. To formalise the MOU, Mr. Tariq Bajwa, Governor, SBP and Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, LUMS, signed the agreement on February 18, 2019.

    Since 2001, the State Read more


    Dr. Kamran Asdar Ali, Acting Dean SAHSOL

    Welcome to the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law!

  • LUMS- ABA-RSIL Conference on Business and Human Rights, held on 28-30th of March’ 2019 at LUMS.

    This event was held to operationalize the LUMS-ABA project on Business and Human Rights. The event took place in collaboration with the ABA ROLI and their colleagues from Herbert Smith Freehills and Professor Marcia Narine Weldon from the University of Miami.

    Day 1:

    This session was conducted by Professor Marcia Narine Weldon. The session was designed in two segments. The first part of Read more


  • SAHSOL Holds Annual Career Fair

    The Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL), along with the Career Services Office (CSO), organised the Annual Law Career Fair and Networking for BA-LLB students (freshmen to super seniors) on... Read more

  • SAHSOL Organises Career Talk to Acquaint Students with Law Practice in USA

    Sabreena Khalid, a corporate finance associate resident in the New York office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, a Vault Top 50 law firm, conducted an interactive session with BA. LLB... Read more

  • Latest Article By Our Faculty Member, Dr. Faiza Ismail

    CPEC: When the alarm goes off https://www.dawn.com/news/1471610/cpec-when-the-alarm-goes-off                             ... Read more

  • Latest Articles by Our Faculty Member, Sikandar Ahmed Shah

    1) The Battle of Narratives https://www.dawn.com/news/1465549/the-battle-of-narratives 2) Between Two Fires https://www.dawn.com/news/1468715/between-two-fires        ... Read more

  • LUMS Team Awarded as Runners Up at the Phillip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition, 2019 Pakistan Regional Round

    LUMS Team was awarded as the Runners Up team for the Phillip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition, 2019 Pakistan Regional Round. The Moot problem was concerning appropriation of traditional knowledge for... Read more

  • SAHSOL Acknowledges its Talented Students at the DHL Ceremony 2018

    The Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) conducted the Dean’s Honour List (DHL) Ceremony on Friday, November 16, 2018. DHL is an annual event that highlights and accredits the sterling academic... Read more

  • Barrister Momin Malik Conducts Session with BA-LL.B Students

    Barrister Momin Malik conducted an interactive session with BA-LL.B students on, “Prospects and Opportunities for Lawyers" in the first ten years of their career on Tuesday, November 13 at Academic... Read more

  • LPS Conducts Orientation 2018

    The LUMS Law and Politics Society (LPS) held an Orientation Session on September 24, 2018 at LUMS. The primary aim of the event was to inform the students about the importance of being legally and... Read more

  • Dr. Arshad Ahmad to Join LUMS as the Next Vice Chancellor

    The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning and Professor of Finance and Business Economics at... Read more

  • Dr. Adnan Khan Appointed Dean, Office of Student Affairs

    Dr. Adnan Khan, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering has been appointed the Dean, Office of Student Affairs. According to the... Read more

BA-LL.B (Honors)


The unique five-year joint BA-LL.B is designed for students seeking a challenging, rigorous, interdisciplinary exposure to law and related vital disciplines. Furthermore, while the focal point is the Pakistani legal system, the teaching methodology encompasses a critical, comparative approach in order to broaden perspectives and sharpen analytical skills of the students. Additionally, the ambit of studies is not just laws as they exist and operate, but also how policy impacts laws, and how law and policy interplay.

* The medium of instruction at LUMS is English for all degree programmes offered. Assessments are accepted in English only.

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Faculty In focus

  • Zubair Abbasi

    Assistant Professor

    Zubair Abbasi completed his doctorate at the Faculty of Law, Oxford University. The focus of his doctoral thesis was on the transplantation of the English legal system in colonial India and the interaction between Islamic law (Fiqh) and English law in this process. He conducted a case study of the developments in Islamic waqf law under the British legal system by analysing the jurisprudence developed in the judgments of the Judicial Committee...

  • Zaki Rahman

    Adjunct Faculty

    Zaki Rahman is a partner at the law firm of “LMA Ebrahim Hosain” and practices across a wide spectrum of areas including commercial law, company law, financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas law, initial public offers, infrastructure projects, telecommunications law, privatizations, real estate, sports law, constitutional and administrative law and labour law. He also has experience of litigation and contentious work in...

  • Uzair Kayani

    Assistant Professor

    Uzair teaches Torts, Commercial Law, and Law & Economics. Tort liability distributes the costs of social and economic harms to those parties that can best prevent, bear, or insure against them. Commercial law sets default rules for market exchange (sales, negotiable instruments, and securities), and market participants (partnerships, corporations, and hybrid forms). Economic analysis of law applies microeconomic insights (primarily price...

  • Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Associate Professor

    Professor Sikander Shah is a pioneering member of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. He obtained a B.A. in Economics and a Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has held visiting faculty positions at the Temple Law School, the Wayne State Law School and the University of Michigan Law School and holds the position of adjunct faculty at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington....

  • Sahar Zareen Bandial

    Adjunct Faculty

    Sahar Bandial is an Advocate of the High Court. She earned a Tripos in Law from the University of Cambridge in 2010 and completed her B.A (Hons.) in Political Science from Wellesley College in 2008. Sahar has since her return to Pakistan worked on a range of constitutional, company, banking, taxation and civil matters. She has recently joined Hamid Law Associates, and was previously working as an Associate at Raja Muhammad Akram & Co. and...

  • Sadaf Aziz

    Assistant Professor

    Sadaf Aziz is Assistant Professor at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law. One of the School of Law’s founding faculty members, she has taught in the areas of Jurisprudence and Labour Law. Her research focuses on issues such as the interplay between Islamic and secular legality, the political impact of rule of law narratives and is broadly situated within the field of law and society.  Her book, The Pakistani Constitution; A...

  • Mujtaba Jamal Chaudhry

    Adjunct Faculty

    Mr. Mujtaba Jamal  is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Barrister-at-Law of the Lincoln's Inn, London, and a law graduate of the  London School of Economics and Political Science, London. He has also completed EMBA degree course from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore. He  holds post-graduate professional diploma in law from the Inns of Court School  of Law, London, and has attended Harvard...

  • Muhammad Umer Akram Chaudhry

    Adjunct Faculty

    Umer Chaudhry is a Partner at Raja Mohammad Akram & Co, in Lahore, Pakistan. He is an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan and Attorney at law enrolled in New York. Up until 2015, he was a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore, where he worked at Clyde & Co LLP and Rajah & Tann LLP, both internationally ranked amongst the top-30 international arbitration practices. Umer is a graduate of the Lahore University of Management...

  • Muhammad Hassan Abdullah Niazi

    Adjunct Faculty

    Hassan Niazi is a Senior Associate at Axis Law Chambers and an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan, with over 3 years of litigation experience. He has successfully represented clients before the High Court, District Courts and regulatory bodies (such as the Competition Commission of Pakistan). He specializes in constitutional, regulatory, civil, commercial and anti-trust litigation....

  • Muhammad Azeem

    Assistant Professor

    I was born and raised in the industrial and working class city of Lyallpur (Faisalabad). I obtained a B.Sc.  Electrical Engineering, from the Univ. of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. Being involved in activism against child labour at the time, I became impressed by the media writings of Asma Jahangir and others. I switched tracks, started writing in the media and completed an LLB, at the University of the...

  • Marva Khan

    Teaching Fellow

    Marva Khan holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, prior to which she completed her B.A.-LL.B from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. During the course of her LL.B program, she worked as a Research Associate and, along with a group of her peers, started the LUMS Law Journal (LLJ) in 2013, and has been associated with the LLJ since then.  After graduating and completing her research contract, she...

  • Maria Farooq

    Adjunct Faculty

    Maria Farooq is an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan, has a Masters of Law (LL.M) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, and a Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Law (B.A/LL.B) from the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan....

  • Hassan Emaduddin Ansari

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Emad Ansari has joined us as Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).Emad holds Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees from the University of Michigan Law School and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He also completed his undergraduate study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. While there, he was recognized for his teaching as a Graduate Instructor;...

  • Faiza

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Faiza Ismail has joined LUMS as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL)....

  • Chaudhry Fazal Karim

    Adjunct Faculty

    Justice Fazal Karim started his career as a Civil Judge in 1960; served as a Judge of the Lahore High Court from 1987 to 1993; and retired from the Supreme Court of Pakistan in 1996. He also served as the First Parliamentary Secretary to the Government of Uganda from 1974 to 1976. Justice Karim has provided consultancy for the Asian Development Bank on “Strengthening Subordinate Judiciary”, “Pakistan National Drainage Sector”, “Strengthening...

  • Angbeen Atif Mirza

    Assistant Professor

    Angbeen Mirza holds a B.A/LL.B from the Lahore University of Management Sciences, and an LL.M from the University of Michigan Law School. She is a practicing lawyer and is a founding partner at Praxis Legal, Advocates and Consultants. In addition, she is interested in academic and research work. Her areas of interest include criminal justice, labour laws, environmental laws, access to justice and women’s rights. She has been involved in human...

Alumni Stories

  • LUMS Law Alumna Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

    Ms. Sana Naeem, B.A. LL.B. (Class of 2018) was awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Only one Pakistani student is selected by the Rhodes Trust for the Scholarship, each year, which enables the recipient to study the subject of their choice at Oxford University. Ms. Naeem is the first student...

  • Career Talk- Law Practice in USA: Recruitment and Networking

    An interactive career talk on ‘Law Practice in USA: Recruitment and Networking’. Sabreena Khalid is a corporate finance associate resident in the New York office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, a Vault Top 50 law firm. She graduated from SAHSOL with a  B.A.-LL.B. in 2014, and...

  • LUMS Alumna Receives Full Tuition Scholarship at Warwick

    LUMS Alumna, Shanza Faiq, B.A-L.L.B., Class of 2016 has received a full tuition scholarship to pursue an L.L.M. in International Development Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick. Along with this she has also been shortlisted for the Fulbright Scholarship. Shanza has...

  • LUMS Alumnus Ahsan Hassan Receives Acceptance From Top Law Schools In The World

    Ahsan Hassan Usmani, LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholar (BA-LL.B 2014) has received acceptance from two of the top Law Schools in the world i.e. Durham University and University of Melbourne for the LL.M. programme. Ahsan is one of the highest paid alumni in his class and is...

  • SAHSOL Student Qualifies PMS Exam

    A large number of LUMS students aspire to join the civil services. Recently, a Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) student, Malik Muhammad Danish (17090031, Law Major 2012-2017), has qualified the combined competitive examination for Provincial Management Services (PMS) 2015-16 organised by...

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